179 Essex Street

CB3 Releases June SLA Agenda

Posted May 25, 2011 at 6:39 am

It’s that time of month when all the local blogosphere salivates over the next SLA agenda. The list, after the jump!

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Coming Soon: The Masala Wala at 179 Essex Street

Posted May 12, 2011 at 6:28 am

The old Munchies space welcomes a new fast food occupant.

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Peri Wine Bar Now Open at 179 Essex

Posted March 8, 2011 at 6:28 am

Peri Wine Bar opened its doors Sunday evening after a month of delays.

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Peri Wine Bar Opening Delayed

Posted February 10, 2011 at 6:09 am

Due to some unforeseen problems, the official opening of Peri Wine Bar has been delayed.

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Peri Wine Bar Opening Later this Week

Posted February 7, 2011 at 6:18 am

179 Essex is amidst the final stages of a conversion from dive watering hole to a Mediterranean wine and tapas joint called Peri Wine Bar.

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Peri to Open at Former Essex Ale House

Posted January 4, 2011 at 6:18 am

Two weeks ago, black trash bags were taped to the windows of the old Essex Ale House at 179 Essex Street, no doubt signaling the arrival of a new nightlife establishment.  Truth.  And now the January SLA docket reveals some clues of the latest tenant to give a go at this cursed real estate. The […]

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Munchies Served Marshal’s Eviction Notice

Posted November 24, 2010 at 6:07 am

The fate of Munchies at 179 Essex Street is now sealed.  Officially.  Yesterday afternoon, the shutters were raised for the first time in over a month to reveal a Marshal’s eviction notice taped to the door. The paperwork was dated November 23, 2010. Meanwhile, behind the grimy window panes, the onetime late-night fast foodery has […]

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Munchies on Essex Street is Closed

Posted October 5, 2010 at 6:32 am

Fast food grease-pit Munchies has been a buzzworthy topic in the local news lately.  A few weeks ago, The Villager published a profile article on the purveyor, lifetime Lower East Sider Ahmed Parvesh. The write-up brings to light the violent side of the family business, his brief incarceration and subsequent insistence of wrongful arrest, and […]

Broker Wants Wine Bar at Former Essex Ale House

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:27 am

Essex Ale House folded last month after a tumultuous four-year tenure at 179 Essex Street, and the leasing signs went up shortly thereafter.  The interior was stripped completely bare, save for the bar. No juke, no billiards, and the walls are white.  Of course, it didn’t take too long for the real estate listings to […]

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Essex Ale House is Closed (Again)

Posted June 28, 2010 at 6:26 am

Essex Ale House has had a rough-and-tumble life at the corner of East Houston and Essex Street. Not long after the demise of 12″ Bar in 2006, 179 Essex was reborn as the Essex Ale House, offering a unique selection of craft and Belgian beers at reasonable prices.  But all that changed little more than […]